Sesame Broccoli

Sesame Broccoli blog (1 of 1)

How adept are you at calling an audible when it comes to dinner? Are you more of a planner, or a fly-by-the-seat-of-your-pants cook? Me, I’m typically a planner. I do well making a weekly meal plan, and while I’m fine with switching up days, if I realize I forgot to buy an ingredient, or had…

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Hatch Chile and Corn Salsa

hatch chile corn salsa blog

I know it’s September, and some of my Canadian friends are even experiencing snow already. But seeing as how it’s still warm here (we’ve “cooled down” to the low-to-mid 90s), I’m going to have one last summer hurrah with this recipe. Sound good? Hatch chile season is waning, but I managed to grab some good…

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Easy Pan-Fried Okra

okra blog

I love fried okra. It’s not the most beautiful of dishes, I get that, but I love it just the same. I imagine that for most people, this is their favorite way to enjoy this fun vegetable. I’m truly a fan of okra any way I can get it – pickled, sautéed, grilled, roasted, or simmered…

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Garden-Fresh San Marzano Tomato Sauce

san marzano prep

This spring, I planted a San Marzano tomato plant (as well as two other varieties). I’d never tried this variety, but I figured it was worth a shot. If I had to do it over again, I’d plant three. Maybe four. That’s how excited I’ve been about them. I’m already making plans for next spring…

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